The Lincoln Memorial is an American national monument built to honor the 16th President
of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. It is located on the National Mall in Washington,
D.C. across from the Washington Monument. The 16th President of the United States-the
Great Emancipator and preserver of the nation during the Civil War - sits immortalized
in marble. As an enduring symbol of freedom, the Lincoln Memorial attracts anyone
who seeks inspiration and hope. Must See!
Lincoln Memorial - Washington, DC
There are 112 official national monuments in America which are administered and protected
by the National Park Service. Some these US monuments form landmarks that have become
national symbols, such as the Statue of Liberty. While the sizes, shapes and appearance
of each monument varies greatly, each is equally as beautiful and significant. The
first U.S. national monuments were established by President Theodore Roosevelt in
The Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a sculpture carved into the granite face
of Mount Rushmore near Keystone, South Dakota. Mount Rushmore National Memorial is
visited by nearly three million people each year that come to marvel at the majestic
beauty of the Black Hills of South Dakota and learn about the birth, growth, development
and preservation of the country. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt
and Abraham Lincoln forever in our memories.
Mount Rushmore, South Dakota
The Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World was a gift of friendship from the people
of France to the people of the United States and is a universal symbol of freedom
and democracy. The Statue of Liberty was dedicated on October 28, 1886, designated
as a National Monument in 1924 and restored for her centennial on July 4, 1986. The
history of the Statue of Liberty is just as fascinating as the monument itself. Visit
the Statue of Liberty and Tour the Ellis Island Immigration Museum.
The Statue of Liberty - New York
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is a national memorial in Washington, D.C. It honors
U.S. service members of the U.S. armed forces who fought in the Vietnam War, service
members who died in service in Vietnam/South East Asia, and those service members
who were unaccounted for (Missing In Action) during the War. The memorial currently
consists of three separate parts: the Three Soldiers statue, the Vietnam Women's
Memorial, and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.
Vietnam Veterans Memorial - Washington, DC
This Spanish fort near St. Augustine, called Fort Marion when first protected, served
for 205 years under four different flags. Built in 1672, it was involved in sieges
with the British while under Spanish command, the American Revolution under Britain,
the Civil War under the Confederacy, and the Seminole Wars and the Spanish-American
War under the United States.
Castillo de San Marcos - Florida
Mount St. Helens is an active stratovolcano located in Skamania County, Washington,
in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. It is 96 miles south of Seattle,
Washington and 50 miles northeast of Portland, Oregon. The volcano is located in
the Cascade Range and is part of the Cascade Volcanic Arc, a segment of the Pacific
Ring of Fire that includes over 160 active volcanoes. This volcano is well known
for its ash explosions and pyroclastic flows.
Mount St. Helens - Washington State
World War II Valor in the Pacific - HI, AK, CA
Navajo National Monument is located within the northwest portion of the Navajo Reservation
in northern Arizona. Navajo National Monument preserves three of the most intact
cliff dwellings of the ancestral puebloan people (Hisatsinom). The Navajo people
who live here today call these ancient ones Anasazi. The monument is high on the
Shonto plateau, overlooking the Tsegi Canyon system in the Navajo Nation in northern
Arizona. The monument is located west of Kayenta, Arizona.
Navajo National Monument - Arizona
This monument includes the 1876 Battle of the Little Bighorn between George Armstrong
Custer's 7th Cavalry and a combined Lakota-Northern Cheyenne and Arapaho force, Custer
National Cemetery, and the Reno-Benteen Battlefield. Little Bighorn Battlefield
National Monument preserves the site of the June 25 and 26, 1876, Battle of the Little
Bighorn, near Crow Agency, Montana, in the United States. Markers honoring the Indians
who fought at Little Big Horn, including Crazy Horse, have been added to those of
the U.S. troops.
Little Bighorn Battlefield - Montana
It is appropriate for us to pay tribute to the father of our country - George Washington
in this first edition of America’s Top 10 National Monuments. The George Washington
Birthplace National Monument is in Westmoreland County, Virginia, United States.
Originally settled by John Washington, George Washington's great-grandfather, George
Washington was born here on February 22, 1732. He lived here until age three, returning
later as a teenager. An important destination for all!
George Washington’s Birthplace - Virginia
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The World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument is a United States national
monument honoring several aspects of American engagement in World War II. It encompasses
9 sites in 3 states totaling 6,310 acres. In Hawaii: USS Arizona Memorial, USS Utah
Memorial, USS Oklahoma Memorial, Six Chief Petty Officer Bungalows on Ford Island
and the Mooring Quays F6, F7, and F8, which formed part of Battleship Row. In Alaska:
Battlefield remnants on Attu Island, More